South Carolina Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 17, 2017) РA bill introduced in the South Carolina House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.